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1899 Knoxville City Schools Commencement Program

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.197
Scope and Contents

“Twentieth Annual Commencement, High School Department, Girls’ High School, Knoxville City Schools, Staubs Theatre, Thursday Evening, June 8th, 1899” Programme.

Dates: 1899

"A History of the New Hopewell and White Communities"

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2022.011
Scope and Contents

"A History of the New Hopewell and White Communities" written for the Tennessee Homecoming 1986. Contains chapters: --Life in the New Hopwell and White Communities --New Hopewell History --The History of New Hopewell Elementary School --The History of White Elementary School --Church History of New Hopewell Community --History of South Knox County (by Jane Price) --History of South Knox County (by Anna Harris)

Dates: 1986

Advertisement leaflet for 1887 Kindergarten

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.035
Scope and Contents

Leaflet advertising a Kindergarten opening September 1, 1887 at the Female Institute taught by Miss Catherine V. Bonnell. “TERMS: $1.00 Per Week, payable half yearly in advance.” Inside describes benefits of Kindergarten as transitional period from home to school, for children ages three to seven.

Dates: 1887

Brief History of Young High School, 1913-1976.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.013
Dates: Event: 1913 - 1976

Brownlow School PTA scrapbook, 1955-56; Knoxville Central Council PTA scrapbook, 1929-1930.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0053
Scope and Contents

Brownlow School PTA scrapbook, 1955-56; Knoxville Central Council PTA scrapbook, 1929-1930.

Dates: 1929 - 1930; 1955 - 1956

Brownlow School PTA Scrapbooks and Minutes

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Identifier: PAS 0066
Scope and Contents

Brownlow School PTA scrapbooks and minutes, 1930s-1960s. Box 1: PTA Minutes: 1936-40, 1941-43, 1949-53, 1953-56. PTA Membership List, 1964-65 ‘PTA Now & Then’ Box 2: Treasurer’s Reports: 1929-30, 1939-54 (+ 1 p. 1937) Three check registers Box 3: Scrapbooks: 1934-35, 1935-46, 1947-48, 1953-54.

Dates: 1930 - 1965

Cocke County School Funds ledger book

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Identifier: MM.2021.022
Scope and Contents

Ledger book of school funds for Cocke County. Entries in book covers 1876-1881. Loose papers inside book cover 1865-1880.

Dates: 1865 - 1881

Eastridge material

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Identifier: MM.2022.005
Scope and Contents 1. 1933 Elementary school certificate for Maxine Patrick of Cumberland School (Anderson County) 2. 1949 Coalfield School Certificate of Attendance for Harold Eastridge 3. 1953 Pupil's Reading Certificate for Patricia Eastridge of Coalfield School 4. 1953 Coalfield School Certificate of Attendance for Harold Eastridge 5. 1953 Coalfield School Certificate of Attendance for Patricia Eastridge 6. 1957-1958 Morgan County Schools grade card for Francis Eastridge (Coalfield School) 7. Dec...
Dates: 1933 - 2005

Ephemera from East Tennessee African American schools

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.129
Scope and Contents 1) The Echo Volume 2, Number 3 (February 3, 1939) ‘A monthly newspaper published by the “Publication Club’ of Langston High School”2) Langston High School Chorus recital program April 26, 19403) Langston High School (Johnson City, Tenn.) program for “The Art of Being Bored” presented May 3, 19404) Langston High School Commencement Exercises program May 3-27, 19405) Booker T. Washington School (Jonesboro, Tenn.) Commencement Exercise...
Dates: 1939 - 1940

Friendsville Academy Grade Report

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.019
Scope and Contents

Friendsville Academy grade report for Lizzie Harvey, dated October 26, 1888. Z.H. Dixon, principal.

Dates: 1888

Jellico City School Commencement Program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.048
Scope and Contents

Jellico, Tenn. 1925 City School Commencement Program Play, titled "A Rose Dream", 2 pgs. Tattered thin paper program lists all the many children and the many parts played: Queen, fairies, elves, roses, butterflies, summer breezes, raindrops plus a whole garden of flowers. Adult coaches included.

Dates: 1925

Knoxville College Video Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.017
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1970s

Knoxville High School Parent-Teacher Association

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.087
Scope and Contents

Booklet listing PTA officers, committee chairmen, junior officers, past presidents (identifying those since deceased), KHS faculty, PTA by-laws, and schedule. Cover features a sketch of KHS signed Wieroema.

Dates: 1946 - 1947

Lakin Letters

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Identifier: MM.2020.003
Scope and Contents

1) Anna Lakin Limited Training Elementary Certificate of from the State of Tennessee Department of Education. 1 July 1925 2) Anna Lakin 1926 Teacher Contract. Millertown Elementary. 3) Anna Lakin 1927 Principal Contract. Inskip Elementary. 4) ALS from Stella Smith (Iowa City, Iowa) to Anna Lakin (Knoxville, Tenn.) 19 October 1929. 5) ALS from A. M. Feathers (Knoxville, Tenn.) to Prof. Edd Lakin (Knoxville, Tenn) 15 September 1931.

Dates: 1926 - 1931

Mabel W. Brown's Senior Literature book

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Identifier: CS 04-03
Scope and Contents

Hand-written coursebook. Front cover stamped: "East Tenn. Institute; Literature" First page "Mabel W. Brown; Senior Literature" Both front and back boards detached. Handwritten notes on various authors, artists, poets, philosophers, etc.

Dates: circa 1894

McCallie Photographs (Sevier County, Tenn.)

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Identifier: PAS 0072
Scope and Contents Broadside for the sale of A. J. McCallie’s Sevier County, Tenn., farm, 1891; photograph album of McCallie Home, Sevier County, Tenn. 12 photographs; copy photographs of home of Andrew J. McCallie (+ original photograph), hen house, cistern, Joseph M. McCallie and niece; Sevier County schoolhouses - Middle Creek class and McCroskey School; Andrew Jackson McCallie and Harriet Theodocia Adeline Cunningham McCallie at their house on Boyds Creek, Sevier County, Tenn.; sisters of J.M. McCallie;...
Dates: 1879 - 1907

Miscellaneous school newspapers

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Identifier: NWP 0063
Scope and Contents Includes: Blue and Gray (East High School) (1961-1966), Red and White (Boyd Jr. High School), (1930-1936), Red and White (Halls High School) (1963-1965), Silent Observer (Tennessee School for the Deaf) (1909,1922), Smoky Mountains Park-ette (Park Jr. High School) (1936), Crimson and Gray (Park City-Lowry School) (1927), West Wind (West High School) (1963-1972), The Beaver’s Tale (Karns High School) (1971), The Scratching Post (Central High School) (1977), The Students’ Voice (Bearden High...
Dates: 1909 - 1990

Newcomb, Tenn. Schools

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Identifier: QSPC 2022.004
Scope and Contents 16.75"x6.75" black-and-white photograph mounted on 20"x10" taupe mat. Photographer's mark "Lay & Murset" in bottom right corner of front of photograph. Image is of students and staff of Newcomb (Tenn.) Public School in front of the school building. 1916 on gate post. Water damage on edges of mat. Includes 8.25"x3.75" paper clipping of the image. Below the image "Edgar H. Smith, Principal; Miss Ester E. Van Natter; Miss Maude L. Queener; Miss Myrtle Hays; Miss Mary Hays; Miss Mary...
Dates: 1916

Original Plans for Cansler School (Gift in Memory of Bruce McCarty)

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Identifier: APD 0044
Scope and Contents

Plans for the former Cansler School at 1719 Reynolds Street, Knoxville [Tenn.]. The building then was a Boys & Girls Club and is currently (2019) The Wesley House Community Center. Plans were drawn by Bruce McCarty (founder of the current McCarty Holsaple McCarty architecture firm in Knoxville, Tenn.) during his time with Rutherford & Painter Architects. The plans are labeled “New Negro Elementary School”

Dates: 1951

Outline Course of Study for Grammar Schools of Knox Co.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.025
Scope and Contents

Pamphlet “Outline Course of Study for Grammar Schools of Knox Co. by Wm. L. Stooksbury, Supt. January, 1920”

--Listing of books for each subject for grades 1-8

--Includes the following rules: 1) All schools open each day at 8 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. 2) No teacher is excused from the regular monthly teachers’ meeting except in case of sickness. 3) When the average daily attendance drops below fifteen in any room the teacher is to close school.

Dates: 1920

Park Junior Parent-Teacher Association

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.085
Scope and Contents

Booklet listing objects of PTA, past presidents, officers, meeting times, monthly program, Park Junior High faculty list, chairmen, group mothers, and by-laws of the PTA. Includes black & white photo of teacher Miss Mayme Parrott.

Dates: 1947 - 1948

Paul Fink Collection--Rugby and Early East Tennessee Schools.

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Identifier: MSC 0061
Scope and Contents

Material collected by Paul Fink of Jonesboro, Tenn. Includes: Rugby information; early East Tennessee school catalogs; and miscellaneous periodical publications. See listing with box. Includes catalogs for Greeneville College (1855), McMinn Academy (1853, 1854, 1856) Odd Fellows Female College, Rogersville (1851, 1856), View of the University of Tennessee Campus (1890s).

Dates: 1855 - 1890; 1926 - 1935

Sequoyah Elementary group photo

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Identifier: QSPC 2022.006
Scope and Contents

Color panorama of students and staff at Sequoyah Elementary on the basketball court outside. Students near the front of the group are holding letters to make a message "E. TN HIST. SOCIETY WE LOVE YOU" Printed at the bottom of the photo in white letters "Sequoyah Elementary School March 4, 1994"

Dates: 1994

St. Clair Cobb Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.109
Scope and Contents

Program from the October 2, 2013 St. Clair Cobb (1895-1974) Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at Vine Middle School. Mr. Cobb was “The Father of Band Music” for African-American public schools in Knoxville.

Dates: 2013

Tennessee Deaf and Dumb School

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Identifier: SPC 2019.112
Scope and Contents

Tennessee Deaf and Dumb School - Knoxville, TN. Four 4.25x3” sepia photographs mounted on one board with title at bottom. Views of the buildings with handwritten labels, including one of men on the steps. 1 pc. Building was later Knoxville City Hall.

Dates: ca. 1890s

W.E. Nash Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.007
Content Description T-120VF Sony VHS videotape with various lectures given by William E. Nash to Sally Ealy's elementary school class in McMinn County, as well as two television appearances featuring Nash taped from the television. Description on container:Black History, Athens, Tennessee Professor W.E. Nash J.L. Cook High School Taped at Englewood School, Sally Ealy's History Classes1) 00-48 February 1986, Prof. Nash's Early Life 1887-19212) 49:39-1:55 March...
Dates: 1986-1988